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. the medical records of the ems and a clinic regarding mr. zimmerman. a witness statement and a transcribed conversation, given by mr. john good. 911 calls, a reenactment tape of the incident by mr. zimmerman. dna reports, a firearm examiner reports, and the deposition of dr. rao. >> what i would like to talk with you about, in terms of your findings -- well, let me ask you first. you did have an opportunity to review the video recording of mr. zimmerman, in that sense, reenacting the events immediately surrounding the shooting? >> yes, sir. >> and you've had access to some witness statements? >> yes, sir. >> have you, to your knowledge, reviewed all of the witness statements? >> no, i haven't, because by the nature of this case, it's more about determining whether the physical evidence is consistent with mr. zimmerman's account, what he says happened. because the witness statements tend to be, in most cases, all around, you know, vary greatly. so the easiest way to hear it is to evaluate the physical evidence that you have on the body, and the clothing and such, and then compare it to the
't say. >> it is consistent with his account, mr. zimmerman's account. >> it is also consistent with trayvon martin pulling back in terms of providing the angle. >> i told you that, too, yes, sir. >> i think you are not here testifying about the holster and how that works. the reason i ask is because you are an expert in gun shots. nor about the firearm itself. >> not about the firearm, either. no, sir. >> now, if the hoodie or the sweatshirt with the hood -- you need some water or something? >> no, sir. >> if people are able to grab it, in other words, they are going to grab it. it is big, correct? >> yes, sir. >> and i think you testified about the fact that your expertise is -- you are not an expert to trauma to the head. are you an expert on that? >> trauma is pathology. i will testify on that. i won't testify to treatment. >> treatment on injuries to the head. >> i don't testify to treatment at all because i don't treat people. >> now, are you aware that out there at retreat of twin lakes where this happened there is also in addition to the concrete walk way there is also a
with mr. zimmerman's account that he -- that mr. martin was over him leaning forward at the time he was shot. >> a top expert on gunshot wounds takes the stand and supports zimmerman's story, again. >> is this injury consistent with mr. zimmerman's head having impacted a sidewalk? >> yes, sir. >> and again. >> is this injury you see in this exhibit consistent with having been punched in the nose? >> yes, sir. >> the prosecution hit back and i'll break it down with the legal eagles and the man that defended casey anthony. how he thinks the defense team is dog. >> i want to bring in ashleigh banfield. so significant, wasn't it, the testimony of this man, dr. vincent di maio. >> reporter: of course. the lights on behind me, this is a see quested jury so they are getting as much done as fast as they can and accomplished so much with the witness you just talked about. dr. vincent di maio. heard of him? probably. he's like the grand dad of pathology, he was the medical examiner in beaux county in texas and made incredible arguments, so many points the prosecution made. listen to the first
as the photograph taken several hours later at the police department of mr. zimmerman's face. testimony of this man, dr. vincent di maio. >> reporter: of course. the lights on behind me, this is a see quested jury so they are getting as much done as fast as they can and accomplished so much with the witness you just talked about. dr. vincent di maio. heard of him? probably. he's like the grand dad of pathology, he was the medical examiner in beaux county in texas and made incredible arguments, so many points the prosecution made. listen to the first part, he goes after what the prosecution said. first of all, if george zimmerman tried to put out trayvon von martin's hands after she hot him, why were the hands under the body f. george zimmerman said trayvon mapp martin said you got me, how is that possible after being shot in the heart? listen to his explanation. >> even if i, right now, reached across, put my hand through your chest, grabbed your heart and ripped it out, you could stand there and talk to me for 10 to 15 seconds or walk over to me, because the thing that's controlling your move the
fair for mr. zimmerman not to be able to put on his defense because of the state's tactics. it was a strategy obviously, because they had it in january and kept it from us, made us spend 100 hours digging it out, playing games with us, lying to this court and now it's our fault? it's our fault? denying mr. zimmerman the right to present this information violate both the florida and united states constitution. thank you. >> the judge said look, let's not get into this, we're done for the day. there were more developments, including testimony from a high powered witness for the defense. details from marten savage. >> reporter: famed pathologist dr. vincent demayo said the bullet hole in trayvon martin's clothing and body, said it proved that martin was on top. he said he could tell martin was on top, because even though zimmerman's gun was touching the hoody, the hoody was not touching martin's skin. >> in fact, we know that the clothing was two to four inches away is consistent with somebody leaning over the person doing the shooting and that the clothing is two to four inch
the area of the event, first ran into mrs. zimmerman, went back looking for her and left the second time? >> correct. >> at some point, then, did you give statements to law enforcement regarding what you knew or heard about the event? >> yes. there was an fbi agent who left a card on my door and requested i call him. so i called. >> okay. >> and he and another agent came to my house and interviewed me. >> and you gave them a state about whatever information they asked you about, i presume? >> that is correct. >> okay. at some point did you have an opportunity to listen to what we call and have been calling during this trial the lauer 911 tape? and for your purposes, that is the tape that has the voices in the background screaming for help. have you had an opportunity to listen to that? >> yes. >> can you tell me the circumstances of the setting around the first time that you listened to it. >> the first time that i heard it was when it was played on one of the local news channels. >> okay. were you by yourself or with anyone else? >> you know, i really don't -- i don't remember. >> okay.
. >> were you able to identify mr. zimmerman's voice during the first time you listened to it? yes, my immediate reaction to it was, that is george's voice. >> that's georgy. >> it's george zimmerman, and i wish to god i did not have the ability to recognize that. >> i pushed away from the table and shook my head and said, i can't tell. >> and the judge rules the jury will hear about trayvon martin's alleged pot use. joining us to talk about a busy day in court, mark o'mara. mark, busy day. pretty important day in many ways. how significant is this late breaking decision to allow trayvon martin's toxicology report including his cannibis use to be made available to the court? >> good evening, piers, it's good to chat with you again. we thought this day was coming, the judge had initially said we could not present that evidence until we were able to tie it up in terms of being relevant. we knew we would have a toxicologist come in to say that any level of pot in the system could have some effect. of course that falls in line with what george zimmerman stated in his first couple moments w
teleported or what? >> that shows the direction of mr. martin and mr. zimmerman consistent with witness testimony or witness reports, police reports, and with the trail of evidence going down that direction. >> the trail of evidence, you'd great with me, is just a trail. it by itself doesn't is a direction, right? in other words, whether it's going right to left or left to right as you're looking at it, the places where things are found doesn't independently have a direction until you start pringing in what other people have said about how it happened, correct? >> correct. the reason for the arrow is moving from the one witnessed event down to the next witnessed event. i didn't add anything in between there in terms of movement of the figures. >> because the animation cannot show it because you have no idea how it actually happened, right? >> correct. >> now, when we get to the figures to where the figures reemerge, you have a representation of a figure that is to be john good, correct? >> yes. >> how tall is john good? >> 6 foot. >> and you got this information from the attorneys? >> y
present there is mr. zimmerman. you have to go by what he's saying. >> i respectfully beg to differ. there was another person there in. >> there were a couple other witnesses. >> i mean respectfully the other person there is not among us anymore? >> right. because he's the only one communicates. >> he can't speak because he's dead? >> yeah. >> okay. were you aware that the deceased, the victim in this case, trayvon martin was on the phone with lady? >> yes, sir. >> you didn't review her statement, did you? >> no, sir. >> when you worked with the medical examiner's office you in most cases attempted to find out all the information before you came to an opinion? >> it depends on what the case is about. often the information from the witnesses goes more towards the manner of death rather than the cause of death. in this case there's no question the manner of death. >> are you suggesting that in all the witnesses testimony should be disregarded? >> for my purpose, not for the jury but for my purposes it's not important in my giving my opinion. >> in terms of your limited opinion in term
suffered at least six impacts. >> is this injury consistent with mr. zimmerman's head having impacted a sidewalk? >> yes. >> reporter: the prosecution jumped on a key question that the defense expert couldn't answer. >> you're not testifying as to who started what led up to the death of trayvon martin? >> that's correct, sir. >> and you're not saying who attacked who, whether it was george zimmerman who attacked trayvon martin or whether it was trayvon martin who attacked george zimmerman, you can't say? >> that's correct, sir. >> in fact, you can't testify as to who threw the first punch. >> that's correct, sir. >> and you can't say whether it was trayvon martin defending himself or george zimmerman defending himself in terms of when this first started. >> when it first started, that's correct, sir. >> reporter: the prosecutor got the witness to admit the defense was paying demayo $400 an hour for his expertise. but demayo said the case didn't require a lot of his time. >> up to yesterday, $2400. this is not exactly a complicated case. >> reporter: the state was also to get the patho
. zimmerman's account. that he, that mr. martin, was over him leaning forward at the time he was shot. >> obviously if you're leaning forward the implication that you're on top because the clothes are hanging away from your body. so does this mean the state can't get a conviction? "out front" tonight our legal analystses. great to have all of you with us. i want to start with you, mark. dr. dimaio has impressive credentials. you say pathologist, aren't there a lot of them? how do we know this guy is legit, the guy? he has 40 years of experience. he served as the chief medical examiner in san antonio and he was the former editor in chief of the journal of forensic medicine and pathology. how significant was his testimony? >> he knocked it out of the park and i think anybody who observed him and listened to him knows that. he literally wrote the book. the book is called "forensic pathology." he wrote the book called "forensic pathology." his expertise is second to none. the two mes the state called, you have polar extremes in the way that you present and the information that was given.
is it's consistent with his account, mr. zimmerman's account, that's all. >> it's also consistent with trayvon martin pulling back in terms of providing the same angle. >> i told you that, too, yes, sir. >> reporter: the last testimony of the day was from zimmerman's former neighbor too ill to appear in person. she joined a growing witness of witnesses who said she believes the voice screaming for help sounded like george zimmerman. >> based on the fact i've only heard george's voice and it's a male voice, i would say it was his. >> and when you say you've heard him talk, tell us again, about how long you've known him. >> by that time, it was two and a half years. >> reporter: perhaps the most powerful statement didn't take place on the stand, but when mark o'mara said the defense planned to rest wednesday. martin savidge, cnn san ford, florida. >> i want to dig deeper into the day's events with our panel of legal analyst and prosecutor sunny hostin and marsha clark, her latest thriller is called "killer ambition" and danny and mark cgaragos and lawrence here in manhattan. first o
is consistent with mr. martin being over mr. zimmerman. >> is it not also consistent with mr. martin pulling away from zimmerman on the ground? and you would have the same angle, he's pulling away, and zimmerman's shooting him at that time? >> yes. >> reporter: defense attorneys also called george zimmerman's former neighbor to testify via video conference because she was too ill to appear in court. eloise dilligard told the court the night of the shooting she recognized zimmerman's truck parked near the crime scene. o'mara also asked dilligard who she thought was screaming on the video that night. >> based on the fact that i've only heard george's voice and it was a male voice, i would say it was his. >> reporter: george howell, cnn, sanford, florida. >> our thanks to george for that report. another big day in court today. >>> in newly sealed court documents, the aaron hernandez murder case revealed that one or two accomplices claims that hernandez admitted to fatally shooting odin lloyd. among the evidence seized from the home, surveillance video from after the murder that shows the former
in athleticism. on a scale of one to ten, where would mr. zimmerman fit? >> like i said brk a one. he's still learn how long to punch. he didn't know how to effectively punch. >> diana, i found this kind of curious. the prosecution didn't bring this up. why would the defense call attention to the fact that this guy wasn't in shape or as his trainer referred to him fat, 1%, .5% on a scale of 1 to 10. why bring it up? >> the state did talk about this in their opening. even when nobody brings in evidence of what they've said and the jury is told that's not evidence, i think the defense still felt like they needed to say this guy was big, certainly bigger around than trayvon martin, but he was not in shape, he was not athletic, he was not somebody who would be able to take him in a fight. and as the injuries seem to support, it doesn't appear that zimmerman got a blow in prior to drawing the weapon after sustaining injuries himself. so i don't know that it was necessarily necessary at this point and certainly george zimmerman's got to be a little bit embarrassed. i mean he's called obese one day
to 10, where would mr. zimmerman fit? >> like i said, about a one. >> reporter: finally, judge debra nelson ruled testimony regarding marijuana levels in trayvon martin's system will now be evidence for jurors to consider, a critical ruling as this trial moves into day 11. >> back live in the courtroom here in sanford, florida, you can see attorney mark o'mara and daniel schumaker making his case, explaining exactly what he does to the judge. the judge, we expect, will rule and decide whether this jury will see that computer animation that he created of the shooting on february 28, 2012. wolf, there was another big ruling that came in yesterday, that the judge decided evidence of marijuana in trayvon martin's system, that it will be allowed as evidence in this case. now, just a few minutes ago, i spoke with daryl parks, he's the attorney who represents the martin family, about what that could mean to this case. let's listen. >> well, i think there's a problem, and i think if you listen to some of the statements that were made in court, there were traces of marijuana found in his syst
. >> on a scale of one oten where would mr. zimmerman lie? >> like i said level one. >> the judge ruled marijuana in trayvon martin's system is admitted into evidence. court is expected to start earlier today, 8:30 a.m. eastern time and we expect the judge, chris and kate, to rule on whether a computer re-enactment will be able to be admitted in this trial. we'll also expect to hear from more witnesses, more experts in this case. >> george howell following it in sanford, thanks so much. >>> coming up next on "new day," john king with our political gut check. >>> plus a young mom from michigan caught on tape trying to hire a hitman to kill her husband. you have to hear it to believe it. >>> here's another one for you, if fish aren't biting call this guy, he'll catch your dinner, no pole included. there it is, you thought i was kidding, right? >> i did. members of the american postal worker's union handle more than 165 billion letters and packages a year. that's about 34 million pounds of mail every day. ever wonder what this costs you as a taxpayer? millions? tens of millions? hundreds of millions
interviews after court every day tells you there's a lot of confidence there. if mr. zimmerman gets convicted of anything, the first person he's going after is his lawyer and he's going to say he was hamming it up for the cameras instead of working on my case. i think they feel very confident and very comfortable moving forward. and so did the prosecution at the beginning of this case. i'm not sure how he feels right now, though. >> a lot of us didn't think he would cross-examine trayvon martin's mother but he did. do you think he's going to call george zimmerman? >> i would say no but after seeing him call trayvon martin's mother and asking him if trayvon martin was responsible for his own death and now calling tracy martin, i don't know what to expect. i think it's possible now. >> rather, it's zimmerman's decision, not o'mara's. >> i'm sure that o'mara will have a huge influence on george zimmerman but, martin, go ahead. >> that was the point i was going to make. we already know that george zimmerman wants to speak out. he went on fox television. i'm sure that mark o'mara was adamantly opp
there, you know who he is. >> instead of the scream, the prosecution focused on zimmerman's language on his call to police, suggesting his use of profanity implied hatred, a key point when trying to prove second degree murder. >> it seemed to me like mr. de la riondo was trying to highlight it, make it sound heightened and i don't believe that way at all. i think it was more a statement. >> reporter: also called to testify was the owner of the gym where zimmerman trained in grapples and boxing for less than a year as part of a weight loss oo routine. >> what numbers would you assign to his abilities? >> .5. >> and he demonstrated the so-called ground and pound technique of fighting that a witness said he saw trayvon martin use when atop zimmerman on the night of the shooting. pollack said he's seen his shares of fight aftermaths and said after just days of the confrontation with trayvon martin zimmerman appeared black eyed and emotionally traumatized. >> let's bring in our panel, legal analyst and former federal prosecutor, sunny hostin, and jeffrey toobin. do you think that mark o'm
who he is. >> instead of the scream the prosecution focused on zimmerman's language on his call to police, suggesting his use of profanity implied hatred, a key point when trying to prove second degree murder. >> it seemed to me like mr. de la riondo was trying to highlight it, make it sound heightened and i don't feel that it was that way at all. >> and -- >> i think it was more a statement. >> also called to testify was the onner of the gym where zimmerman trained in grappling and boxing for less than a year as part of a weight loss routine. >> what number would you assign to his ability? >> .5. >> less than one? >> yes. >> a witness last week said he saw trayvon martin use a ground and pound technique. pollack said he's seen his share of fight aftermaths and days after the confrontation with trayvon martin zimmerman aeerd black eyed and emotionally traumatized. >> so another potentially decisive day from the witness box and from the bench and a trial that is moving faster than many expected and could be headed for a quick conclusion. i want to go to our panel, sunny hostin, m
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